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Britten: Suites for cello solo, Nos. 1-3

Philip Higham (cello)

this young Scot's ambition pays off: there's nowhere to hide in three solo suites, but why hide a technique as assured, a musical imagination so finely attuned to Britten's expression, or a Tecchler... More…
  • BBC Music Magazine
    May 2013
    Instrumental Choice
  • Gramophone Magazine
    March 2013
    Editor's Choice

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Contents

Britten: Suite No. 1 for cello solo, Op. 72

24:25
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  • Philip Higham (cello)
  • Recorded: 3-5 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Broughton St. Mary's Parish Church, Edinburgh

Canto primo: Sostenuto e largamente

2:22
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I. Fuga: Andante moderato

4:00
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II. Lamento: Lento rubato

2:29
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Canto secondo: Sostenuto

1:10
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III. Serenata: Allegretto: pizzicato

2:16
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IV. Marcia: Alla marcia moderato

3:27
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Canto terzo: Sostenuto

2:14
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V. Bordone: Moderato quasi recitativo

3:01
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VI. Moto perpetuo e Canto quarto: Presto

3:26
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Britten: Suite No. 2 for cello solo, Op. 80

22:11
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  • Philip Higham (cello)
  • Recorded: 3-5 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Broughton St. Mary's Parish Church, Edinburgh

I. Declamato: Largo

3:26
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II. Fuga: Andante

4:38
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III. Scherzo: Allegro molto

1:53
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IV. Andante lento

5:42
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V. Ciaccona: Allegro

6:32
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Britten: Suite No. 3 for cello solo, Op. 87

22:19
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  • Philip Higham (cello)
  • Recorded: 3-5 September 2012
  • Recording Venue: Broughton St. Mary's Parish Church, Edinburgh

I. Introduzione: Lento

2:10
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II. Marcia: Allegro

1:43
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III. Canto: Con moto

1:02
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IV. Barcarola: Lento

1:44
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V. Dialogo: Allegretto

1:23
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VI. Fuga: Andante espressivo

2:49
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VII. Recitativo: Fantastico

1:36
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VIII. Moto perpetuo: Presto

0:56
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IX. Passacaglia: Lento solenne

8:56
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